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2014-08-20 08:27:29

QUITPLAN® Services' quit-and-win contest is back with multiple opportunities to win, starting at the State Fair MINNEAPOLIS, Aug. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- QUITPLAN® Services is bringing back the popular QuitCash Challenge, with a new twist. Now, to help tobacco users prepare for the month-long quit and win contest coming in May, several shorter practice quit challenges will be held in the coming months, starting at the State Fair. Minnesotans looking to quit are encouraged to sign up for...

2014-08-20 08:25:17

The Free Fundraising App From InfoScout Has Released Its Largest Redesign To Date, Expanding Capabilities to Double Donations by Next Year SAN FRANCISCO, Aug. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- InfoScout, the leading provider of real-time shopper insights, announced that it is donating almost half a million dollars this month to thousands of schools across the United States through its free fundraising platform, Shoparoo. The company also just released Shoparoo's largest redesign to date, in...

2014-08-20 08:25:00

Committing $45 Million to Local Governments Using Innovation Delivery to Solve Urban Problems NEW YORK, Aug. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Bloomberg Philanthropies today announced a new $45 million investment to boost the capacity of city halls to use innovation to tackle major challenges and improve urban life. The foundation will direct significant funding and other assistance to help dozens of cities adopt the Innovation Delivery model, an approach to generating and implementing new...

2014-08-20 08:24:16

Median Growth Rate of Companies on the Inc. 5000 is 151+%. Their Annual Revenue Totals an Astonishing $211 Billion. NEW YORK, Aug. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- For only the second time in its 33-year history, the Inc. 5000 has a repeat winner. Inc.'s annual list of the fastest-growing private companies in America, the Inc. 5000, tracks companies with such phenomenal growth rates that qualifying for the list twice in a row at any rank is an accomplishment. Repeating at No. 1 is almost...

2014-08-20 08:24:13

For four years - traveling over 2500 miles through China solo. LONDON, Aug. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Kory Martin Juul is a one-man movie making machine. For the past four years, the Hollywood visual effects artist - whose screen credits include "Avatar" and films in the "Lord of the Rings," "Star Wars" and "Matrix" series - has almost single-handedly animated a Pixar-style feature film called "White Tiger Legend." An Indiegogo online fundraising campaign has been launched to see...

2014-08-20 08:23:28

Editor Note: For more information about this release, please scroll to bottom. NEW YORK, August 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Analysts Review released its research reports regarding Halliburton Company (NYSE: HAL), Noble Corporation (NYSE: NE), Ultra Petroleum Corp. (NYSE: UPL), Suncor Energy Inc. (NYSE: SU) and Helmerich & Payne, Inc. (NYSE: HP). Private wealth members receive these notes ahead of publication. To reserve complementary membership, limited openings are...

2014-08-20 08:23:22

CALGARY, Aug. 20, 2014 /CNW/ - PanTerra Resource Corp. ("PanTerra" or the "Corporation") (TSX VENTURE:PRC) is pleased to announce that it has entered into an arm's length purchase and sale agreement dated August 19, 2014 (the "Purchase and Sale Agreement") with a public Canadian oil and gas company to acquire (the "Acquisition") certain petroleum and natural gas assets located in several areas of the Western Canadian foothills, including the Brown Creek, Stolberg, Deanne, Burnt...

2014-08-20 08:22:39

-- The draft pre-feasibility study set out in the independent National Instrument 43-101 Technical Report ("PFS Technical Report") prepared by a multi-company team led by AMEC E&C Services Inc. ("AMEC") for Duluth Metals Limited confirms that the proposed underground copper, nickel and Platinum Group Metals ("PGMs") mining project (the "TMM Project") is supported by financial fundamentals showing a competitive cost position, high...

2014-08-20 08:21:19

MAPLEWOOD, N.J., Aug. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The New Jersey Auto Retailers Unite campaign is a one-of-a-kind partnership between The Valerie Fund and franchised auto retailers to raise money and awareness of The Valerie Fund and highlight the incredible work auto retailers do in communities throughout New Jersey. To date, 177 dealerships have raised over $500,000 as part of the New Jersey Auto Retailers Unite campaign; almost 2000 have registered for our sweepstakes to win a free...

2014-08-20 04:22:24

First BrandZ Top 50 Most Valuable Indian Brands shows unrestricted 'right to play' has made India a brand powerhouse that offers huge opportunities MUMBAI, India, August 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- HDFC Bank is India's most valuable brand, with a value of $9.4bn, according to the first ever BrandZ(TM) Top 50 Most Valuable Indian Brands ranking announced today. Carried out by marketing and brand consultancy Millward Brown in conjunction with WPP, the valuation is the only one in...


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Ford Motor Company's Glass House
2014-04-13 07:51:53

The Ford Motor Company is an American automobile manufacturer with its  headquarters located in Dearborn, Michigan. It was founded by Henry Ford at 39 years old and incorporated on June 16, 1903. It is described by Forbes as "the most important industrial company in the history of the United States." Ford would go on to become one of the world's largest and most profitable companies and is one of the largest family-controlled companies in the world. Henry Ford made an attempt at an...

Larry Page
2013-09-17 12:57:55

Lawrence "Larry" Page, born March 26, 1973 is an American computer scientist and Internet entrepreneur who is the co-founder of Google, alongside Sergey Brin. As of 2013, Page's personal wealth is estimated to be $23 billion (US), ranking him #20 on the Forbes 400 list of the 400 richest Americans. Page is the inventor of PageRank, the foundation of Google's search ranking algorithm, and he and Brin own approximately 16 percent of Google's stock. Page was born in East Lansing, Michigan....

2012-06-18 02:47:19

Symbol: ECFR Group: Monocot Family: Poaceae Duration: Annual Growth Habit: Graminoid Native Status: L48    I CAN    I Synonyms:   ECCRE2 Echinochloa crus-galli (L.) P. Beauv. ssp. edulis Hitchc.   ECCRF Echinochloa crus-galli (L.) P. Beauv. var. frumentacea (Roxb.) W. Wight   PAFR4 Panicum frumentaceum Roxb., non Salisb. Distribution: County distributions for the following U.S. states are available at PLANTS:AL, CA, DC, IL, KY, MO, NV,...

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endocarp
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'kardia,' heart.
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